The Institute of Directors of Zambia was launched on 7th April 2000.
The Institute of Directors is a leadership forum, committed to the development of members through education, and training; and exchange of information in order to enhance the quality of leadership and Corporate Governance in the private and public sectors in Zambia.
The Institute promotes sound Corporate Governance principles and ethics in order to ensure proper management, control, and accountability for affairs of private and public enterprises in the country and, in the process, preserve and secure the interests of all stakeholders.


The mission of the Institute is to promote high standards of corporate governance in both the private and public sectors in Zambia, through education, training, and participation at relevant fora, thus, ensuring the highest professional and ethical standards amongst directors and the boards on which they serve.


The objectives of the Institute of Directors of Zambia are to:-
1. promote excellence in Corporate Governance;
2. represent interests of directors and facilitate their professional development in support of the economic well being of the country;
3. enhance the standard and effectiveness of directors through information and education on their legal, moral, financial and general rights and obligations in respect of their companies, shareholders, employees, management, and the community as a whole;
4. inculcate the highest standard of ethics amongst directors; and
5. Provide an effective voice for company directors in public affairs and for that purpose take a continuing and effective interest in legislation, economic, and social matters to ensure the preservation of basic commercial freedoms and to prevent abuse of such freedoms.

Board Members


Prof. Esther M. NkanduPresident

Mrs. Sherry M. A. TholePast President

Mrs. Victoria N. SilutongweNational Vice President

Dr. Elizabeth L. NkumbulaVice President North

Eng. Ngenda SitumbekoVice President South

Dr. Martha B. ChalweChairperson Research Committee

Mr. Danny LuswiliChairperson Risk & Audit Committee

Mr. Eddie M. ChungaExecutive Director & Board Secretary

Mrs. Sylvia B. MwansaChairperson Membership & Publicity Committee

Mr. Ngosa R. ChisupaChairperson Corporate Governance & Training Committe

Mr. Joseph N. NakaangaChairperson Finance & Administration

Our Partners

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